10 Ratings
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Score 8.3 out of 100
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Score 8.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Online Storefront, eCommerce Business Management
  • Shopify ranks higher in 2 feature sets: Online Shopping Cart, Online Payment System
  • CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform and Shopify are tied in 1 feature set: eCommerce Marketing

Online Storefront

8.4

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

84%
8.2

Shopify

82%
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 8/9 features

Product catalog & listings

8.7
87%
10 Ratings
8.4
84%
130 Ratings

Product management

8.7
87%
10 Ratings
8.6
86%
128 Ratings

Bulk product upload

8.0
80%
9 Ratings
7.8
78%
111 Ratings

Branding

8.5
85%
10 Ratings
8.2
82%
129 Ratings

Mobile storefront

7.8
78%
8 Ratings
8.6
86%
126 Ratings

Product variations

8.2
82%
9 Ratings
8.0
80%
122 Ratings

Website integration

8.6
86%
9 Ratings
8.4
84%
123 Ratings

Visual customization

8.5
85%
10 Ratings
7.5
75%
128 Ratings

CMS

8.6
86%
10 Ratings
7.9
79%
105 Ratings

Online Shopping Cart

8.0

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

80%
8.3

Shopify

83%
Shopify ranks higher in 2/2 features

Abandoned cart recovery

7.8
78%
9 Ratings
8.0
80%
115 Ratings

Checkout user experience

8.3
83%
10 Ratings
8.6
86%
122 Ratings

Online Payment System

8.7

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

87%
8.9

Shopify

89%
Shopify ranks higher in 1/1 features

eCommerce security

8.7
87%
9 Ratings
8.9
89%
126 Ratings

eCommerce Marketing

8.1

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

81%
8.1

Shopify

81%
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 2/3 features

Promotions & discounts

8.5
85%
9 Ratings
8.1
81%
124 Ratings

Personalized recommendations

7.6
76%
9 Ratings
8.4
84%
32 Ratings

SEO

8.1
81%
9 Ratings
7.9
79%
120 Ratings

eCommerce Business Management

8.0

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

80%
7.7

Shopify

77%
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform ranks higher in 3/5 features

Multi-site management

8.7
87%
8 Ratings
6.7
67%
19 Ratings

Order processing

8.3
83%
10 Ratings
8.3
83%
127 Ratings

Inventory management

6.8
68%
10 Ratings
8.4
84%
126 Ratings

Shipping

7.3
73%
9 Ratings
8.1
81%
119 Ratings

Custom functionality

8.7
87%
9 Ratings
7.2
72%
119 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Shopify is rated higher in 4 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating, Implementation Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.3

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

83%
10 Ratings
8.8

Shopify

88%
143 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

N/A
0 Ratings
9.2

Shopify

92%
15 Ratings

Usability

8.3

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

83%
7 Ratings
10.0

Shopify

100%
3 Ratings

Availability

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Shopify

100%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

8.2

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

82%
7 Ratings
10.0

Shopify

100%
4 Ratings

Implementation Rating

8.2

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

82%
1 Rating
10.0

Shopify

100%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

For quickly setting up a most intuitive online marketplace, CS-Cart Multi-Vendor is the best one. The software is very well suited for those who have some basic knowledge about backend customization, installation, server setup, proper server configuration etc. Though I'm sure the support team will get you up and running. Only few third-party service providers are very professional, provide honest service and will help you to run your business smoothly. I would highly recommend to use CS-Cart Multi-Vendor.
S.M. Mamunur Rasid | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

Shopify is a great platform for SMEs who want to launch an e-commerce store without wanting to spend a lot of money. It's pretty easy to set up and launch a website and does not require any hardcore coding [over-riding the need for] hiring a developer. Moreover, integrating with social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram is also pretty easy and straight forward which makes it even better. However, if an organization is looking forward to customizing it completely according to their needs, they would have to get Shopify's Advance subscription which is $79 per month which could be a bit high for a small and medium enterprise.
Muhammad Waleed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • Quick and easy set up of a multi-vendor marketplace
  • Very easy-to-use page designer
  • Huge marketplace of add-ons to cover pretty much anything you need
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

  • It is definitely easy to set up and get going. This does not take a lot of work or effort on the user end, especially if using templates.
  • Low code platform. You can. make customizations without code.
  • The integrations are diverse and increase functionality.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • The high cost of the platform itself and plugins.
  • Unavailability of the mobile application in the basic version of the platform.
  • Relatively difficult process of installing updates if you are new to IT.
Azat Seyitmuhammedov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

  • The main drawback that I am facing in Shopify for a long time is that their sales analytics system is not up to mark. As I am using Shopify to run different stores for my organization it does not get updated after-sales and does not provide the right analytics about the product strength and number of sales.
  • Secondly, Shopify has different apps which are best to run the store on max strength but they are very much costly like inventory management, generating multiple discount codes, and more robust customizable editing.
Bart Kogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Starting Price

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Shopify

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$29 per month

Shopify Editions & Modules

Edition
Shopify Lite$91
Basic Shopify$291
Shopify$791
Advanced Shopify$2991
Shopify Plus$2,0001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Shopify

Shopify 9.2
Based on 15 answers
Nothing we have used in the past or have seen thus far even comes close to offering what we get with Shopify Plus, especially for the price. You cannot even come close to getting what we are getting at the price we pay. We are beyond thrilled and Shopify Plus meets and exceeds all of our needs and expectations. We love it!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.3
Based on 7 answers
The software consists of most of all e-commerce related features. Also, there are plenty of third party addons are available in the market which can improve our business. There are a lot of powerful themes available in the cs cart market which improve the look and feel on the front store.If CS-cart adjusted the price on their software license cost, controlling the third party addon cost and provide more freelancers with cheaper hourly rate for the customization on the cs-cart multi vendor software, the cs-cart company can be a master among other e-commerce software companies in the world.
RAGULA Ulaganathan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

Shopify 10.0
Based on 3 answers
I think most people are able to suer Shopify that have used a computer. There are some features that take a bit longer to learn. If you are not a creative person it may be a bit more difficult to learn the website customization, but with a help guide or tutorial it will only take a few tries to understand how to work the interface
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.2
Based on 7 answers
inside of the support subscription, they give me all the time a fast answer and you can ask in a community forum also other users. But i miss a free support/chat like other solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

Shopify 10.0
Based on 4 answers
In terms of support I give Shopify a 9 out of 10 because they're always very friendly and thorough, and they personally can't solve my problem for me they always point me in the proper direction with the proper information I need to move forward
Paul Francis Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Mostly extremely easy to implement, both back-end logic as well as styling. Great addon marketplace helped, particularly around payment options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

Shopify 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Just start now and make the switch, the sooner the better. You will love it and it is really a simple process
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

It's a one-time payment and the entire CMS is in your control, can list unlimited products and vendors. no need to depend on an e-commerce platform to pay huge commissions. promote your own brand globally. change the looks of your listing with multiple themes, there are vast add on and page themes to enhance look and controls.
Nawang N | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

The old platform that I used could not help us to meet our requirements. It was not helping us properly, then I got to know about Shopify and started using it. After 1 month [of] usage of Shopify we could understand that this is the best platform [for E-commerce] to make better sales and goodwill. Shopify helped us to get a proper idea of the analytics of the website. Shopify [supports] most of the [applications] and helps us to make better results.
Rejoy Varghese | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • Positive impact in learning to set up a shopping cart
  • ROI is questionable, as we are still building our business model
  • Positive impact on our business model and direction
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Shopify

  • Small vendor can't make more sell as they needs to pay monthly plan and commission on sale.
  • For large vendor it is really good sell products easily to using powerful SEO features and Shopify promotes products on they side also.
  • Used power algorithm for Abandoned cart and catalog search.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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